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Thick, beautiful hair can give you a big boost to your ego, especially if you have really fine or damaged hair or just have trouble growing your hair out. A weave instantly adds volume -- and length, depending on the length of your natural hair and the length of your weave -- to your hair. After your weave is added into your hair, you can get it cut. Getting the weave cut in with your regular hair not only makes it appear more natural and less like artificial hair added in, but also allows you to achieve exactly the look you want.
A blunt cut creates a lot of fullness in your hair, also referred to as a straight cut. This cut is ideal for all hair types and face shapes, but you need to decide how much hair you actually want to have taken off. Adding in bangs to this look can work nicely, so you don't have such a harsh cut. Opt for longer side bangs you can tuck back behind your ears when you want to, or a matching blunt set of bangs cut straight across your forehead.
Thick, choppy layers added into your weave creates a ton of texture. If there's a lot of space left between these thicker layers, you get a "thinned-out" effect, which tames bulky, poofy hair. If your goal is to get more volume in your mane, have lots of chunky layers added in, all around your head. When styling, a bit of texturizer cream or some pomade emphasizes the natural texture in your hair.
Short, Soft Layers
Short, soft layers create tons of lift and volume, but the overall length of your hair is kept quite short. This is ideal if you prefer a more wash-and-wear style, one that's easier to style and manage on the day to day. One tip to prevent any tangling of your tresses with this cut is to give your hair a good brush-through at least once a day. To show off the definition in your hair, use a flat iron to slightly curve the ends under, all around your head.
A lot of women who add extensions into their hair with a weave want to keep as much length as possible. Hey, that's half the point of having the hair added in to start with. Although not necessary of course, if you prefer a longer length, you can rock it no problem. Opt for a V shaped cut at back for a bit more drama, or long layers focused at the sides, ascending up your hair to about chin-level at the highest point.
If you prefer to wear your hair in an updo, which is a quite commonly seen style with black weaves, try a pretty pony out for size. As long as you have enough of your natural hair to pin up against the back of your head, this gives you something to clip the ponytail weave onto so it stays securely in place. You can have a lot of fun with different ponytail styles and it's so easy to change up your look. Straight, wavy, curly, coiled; your options are endless.